In accordance with P.L. 2010, Chapter 113, the State Soil Conservation Committee
has revised its New Jersey Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Standards to include provisions for mitigating the negative impacts
of soil compaction on construction sites subject to review and regulation by the New Jersey Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
Act, N.J.S.A. 4:24-39, et seq. These provisions have been included within Chapters 8 (Topsoil) and 19 (Land Grading) of the
Effective December 7th, 2017, any application submitted to a local
Soil Conservation District for erosion and sediment control plan certification must include provisions to mitigate potential
soil compaction in accordance with the revised Standards. Previously certified Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Plans, Plan
eligible for recertification and minor revisions are not subject to the adopted amendments.